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Life-Saving story from GA, 9-year old tells Mom how to do CPR

This is a great true story of a life-saver.   A 9-yr old GA boy tells his Mom how to perform CPR, which she does on baby, to save baby’s life.   How did the 9-year old know? He memorized an illustrated poster on wall at Elem. School, as a result 2-month old baby lives.   http://gawker.com/5990841/9+year+old-boy-saves-babys-life-by-teaching-mother-how-to-perform-cpr   …

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Hands-Only CPR, statement from Red Cross and Nat’l Safety Council

The American Heart Assn. originated the idea of Hands-only CPR, in 2008.   Since 2010, All 3 national emergency care training organizations support the concept and teach it.   Here’s an Advisory Statement from the National Safety Council. Don’t know CPR? You can still make a difference!  For un-trained bystanders, chest compressions without mouth-to-mouth still helps! …

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Carrollton BLS for Healthcare CPR class – Aug. 23

AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Location:  Holiday Inn Express (Carrollton) Address:  104 S Cottage Hill Rd  Carrollton, GA  30117. Date:  Friday,  Aug. 23, 2013 Time:  9:00 am – 12:30 pm    (First Aid/CPR/AED class to follow at 1:00 pm)   Total Spaces: 10 This AHA CPR course is designed for healthcare providers (RNs, LPNs, Medical Students, …

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Newnan CPR – Services Offered (Newnan, GA)

Teaching quality First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne pathogen courses for your workplace, family, church, medical clinic, or fitness center. AHA, ARC, NSC certified. Most clients are businesses – we come to you and teach your crew or workforce. We do have classes monthly in the communities of Newnan, Peachtree City, Palmetto, Fayetteville, Senoia, Sharpsburg, Fairburn, …

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AED Information (Automated External Defibrillator)

AEDs are Automated External Defibrillators – portable devices available for less than $2,000 that could save the life of an employee, customer, or visitor. In my opinion, any business that has over 30 employees, or gets more than 100 visitors/customers per day should have one.  Airplanes and schools generally have them, cause they are required.  …

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Is Cardiac Arrest Only a Concern for Old People?

Does Cardiac Arrest happen only to folks in their 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s?   Can young, seemingly healthy young people, even under 20, die from sudden cardiac arrest?  Are Cardiac Arrest victims all overweight, with clogged arteries and high blood pressure? Cardiac arrest strikes all ages, and even healthy young people with no prior health issues …

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